New SHARS Regulations as of October 1, 2021

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IMPORTANT SHARS ANNOUNCEMENT! The public comments for the SHARS policy are under review with responses to be posted by 9/1/2021. The proposed changes to the TMPPM will be implemented 10/1/2021. We anticipate posting several provider notifications to the TMHP website no later than 8/13/2021 (45 days prior to 10/1 implementation) … Read More

SHARS – Telehealth Extension Dates: July 31, 2021

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TMHP has released a Provider Notification regarding extension dates for SHARS Telehealth services. SHARS Telehealth flexibilities have been extended through July 31, 2021. If a school that participates in the SHARS program provides instruction to a Medicaid-eligible student during this time, the school may seek Medicaid reimbursement for SHARS services delivered … Read More

SHARS Certification of Funds (COF): Flexibility Expiring

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TMHP has released a Provider Notification regarding the SHARS Certification of Funds (COF) COVID flexibility, which will expire June 30, 2021. Effective July 1, 2021, providers will once again receive a mailed COF letter (rather than electronic) and must submit a notarized paper COF response letter to TMHP by mail.  TMHP will allocate … Read More

SHARS 2020 Cost Reports

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Correction Requests Reminder Districts wishing to correct information submitted in the 2020 SHARS Cost Report are allowed a correction period of 60 days from the close date (April 1, 2021). The correction period closes May 31, 2021. Any district that has not requested and completed corrections to their 2020 SHARS Cost Report by … Read More

SHARS: Telehealth Extension Dates

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Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) has released a Provider Notification regarding extension dates for SHARS Telehealth services. SHARS Telehealth flexibilities have been extended through May 31st, 2020. Please click the link to the view this important notification. If you have any additional questions, please contact the SHARS Rate Analysts at ProviderFinanceSHARS@hhs.texas.gov or … Read More

2021–2022 Indirect Cost Rates for Independent School Districts

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Process for Certification of 2021–2022 Indirect Cost Rates for Independent School Districts The TEA has uploaded the completed Indirect Cost Rate Proposals (ICRPs) in GFFC Reports and Data Collections. ISDs that requested an indirect cost rate must review, approve, and certify their ICRP data by May 21, 2021.  The following … Read More

2022 FFY RMTS Training Sessions Are Open

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Get Signed Up Today   HHSC released the 2022 FFY Random Moment Time Study Training dates, now available for you to register.  Below is the complete schedule of dates for both initial and refresher courses. If you attended RMTS training for the 2021 FFY and you have an active Fairbanks … Read More

2022 FFY RMTS Notice Regarding Annual Training

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HHSC Time Study Certification Reminder On April 12, 2021 HHSC released an email reminding all school districts participating in SHARS and MAC that annual RMTS training is mandatory for at least two district employees designated by the entity as a RMTS Contact. If your district is contracted with a cooperative, … Read More

SHARS Telehealth Services Extended

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SHARS Services Provided Through Telemedicine or Telehealth Last updated on 3/25/2021 If a school that participates in SHARS provides instruction to a Medicaid-eligible student during this time, the school may seek Medicaid reimbursement for SHARS services delivered through telemedicine or telehealth, assuming all other SHARS program requirements are met.  These flexibilities … Read More